NetworkManager, Open vSwitch, and NMState

Oh my.
-George Takei

Mostly writing this down so Google knows about it the next time I search. On a fresh VM I tried to use NMState to apply a configuration that included OVS bridges and interfaces. This failed with the error libnmstate.error.NmstateDependencyError: Open vSwitch support not properly installed or started. I had installed and started OVS, so I was very confused. I vaguely recalled that there was an integration package for NetworkManager, but a dnf search openvswitch turned up nothing.

TripleO Network Isolation Template Generator Update

Just a quick update on the TripleO Network Isolation Template Generator. A few new features have been added recently that may be of interest.

TripleO Network Isolation Template Generator

Screenshot of the network template generator tool

I've finally gotten around to recording a demo of the current iteration of my tool to generate TripleO network isolation templates. You can watch the demo video (in which I say "umm". A lot. Sorry.) or check out the tool itself. There are also some templates generated with the tool if you want examples to start from.

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